07/25/2012 03:35 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

WATCH: Was Occupy a Failure Or a Trigger for Change?

Was the Occupy movement a study in failure or a trigger for future change in our systems of power? Quite possibly both. Journalist Chris Hedges describes how Occupy Wall Street changed his mind about the futility of popular revolt -- even as it fizzled -- and how he now feels nonviolent civil disobedience is "our only hope."

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